About Neese

  • Experience

    Since 1975, we’ve maintained and grown our presence through the highs and lows of the local economy, thanks to our core team of experienced, dedicated professionals. Knowing our clients well, and knowing exactly whom they need for the job, has helped us become the most recognized full-service staffing agency in Oklahoma City.

  • Speed

    We respond to job orders within 24 hours and have the ability to provide large numbers of skilled workers quickly. Whether you're a candidate seeking a position in data entry, as an executive assistant, at a legal firm, or in an office, or you're a client in need of qualified professionals, we have you covered.

  • Flexibility

    A business community as sizable and diverse as Oklahoma City's requires talent possessing a variety of skill sets to meet its staffing and payroll needs. We work fast to find the right match for temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions for businesses of all sizes, as well as state and federal agencies.

  • Trust

    We fully evaluate our workers through a series of interviews, tests and reference checks, and send out only the best talent in the market. Drug screens, national criminal background checks and credit report checks are available upon request.

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Meet the Team

  • Kim Neese

    Owner & President

    Current owner and president Kim Neese oversees all company operations and team members, leading Neese Personnel in providing Oklahoma City businesses with the most efficient staffing services. Each day Kim relies on her extensive network of local and national companies, and government agencies, to remain informed and in-tune with Oklahoma's business market. These contacts have twice helped Kim place Neese Personnel on the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce's Top Metro 50 Fastest Growing Companies list.

    An active community leader, Kim serves on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma State Chamber, the Foundation Board of Trustees for the OKC National Memorial & Museum, and is a member of The Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women.

    A Paul Harris Fellow with Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, she is also a member of Leadership OKC Class 30 and was appointed by Governor Mary Fallin to serve as a Commissioner of the Oklahoma Merit Protection Commission in 2012. Kim is active in the local chapters of the Salvation Army, American Heart Association and YWCA, and has been nominated twice for The Journal Record Woman of the Year.

    Kim enjoys spending time with family, traveling and reading. Kim is also an active volunteer and participant in local politics.

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  • Stacy Casaz, CSP, CSC

    Staffing Manager

    Stacy is a Certified Staffing Professional that is committed, driven and passionate to the Neese mission. Her career in business administration, management and human resources has given her the experience and knowledge it takes to find the right talent matching it with the right employer. Having been in the industry for several years, Stacy understands the difficulties managers have in finding quality employees. She is a Staffing Manager that has built many valuable relationships in the HR and Staffing community. Stacy loves the process of filling temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions, and relishes the "incredible feeling" of helping businesses solve their staffing problems and helping employees launch their careers. “I have the best job…. I get to meet someone new every single day and have the opportunity to make a positive impact in their life!”

    An avid sports enthusiast, when Stacy isn’t working, you can find her in the stands at OU and Thunder games as well as always being there for her kids sporting events!

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  • Catherine Potter, CSP, CHP

    Staffing Manager

    An experienced and well-traveled business manager, Catherine Potter knows the intricacies of creating the perfect match between qualified candidates and employers. Having several years of medical office management experience, and now several years of staffing experience, Kat understands the difficulties many hiring managers face when needing quality employees. In her role as staffing manager for Neese Personnel, she applies her ability to locate premium talent along with her skill in developing deep relationships with clients to provide expert temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire placement services.

    A true Sooner and Thunder fan, Kat loves supporting her community, spending time with her family, and traveling.

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  • Sandy Burns

    Payroll Manager

    It takes a talented individual to balance the accounting and payroll needs for an organization like Neese Personnel - a firm that helps Oklahoma City businesses thrive by placing more than 180 talented professionals each week. Sandy Burns, a specialist in small business accounting and payroll services, fills this need perfectly.

    Sandy's ability to work closely with our professional candidates plays a significant role in Neese Personnel's ability to provide the highest quality individuals for our clients job openings. Sandy loves her role in providing such a beneficial service to the OKC business community.

    Sandy enjoys spending time with her family, often outdoors, as they attend sporting events and concerts, or visit lakes and parks for fishing, boating and camping getaways.

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  • Deb Davenport, SA, CSM, CSPO

    Director of Client Success

    “My favorite aspect of working in the staffing industry is that, every day, I get to bring great talent together with great clients to help people find meaningful work and companies achieve their business goals,” said Deb.

    As a 20+ year veteran of staffing, outsourcing and business consulting, Deb has worked with all sizes and types of companies -- from entrepreneurial start-ups to multi-national companies across many industries (Banking/Finance/Fintech, Retail/eCommerce, Manufacturing, O&G, Utilities, Education, Non-Profits, Hospitality, Transportation/Travel, DoD/Government, Healthcare, Pharma, Medical Devices, Insurance…).

    She attributes her success in building client loyalty to her sincere curiosity about their business and taking the time to listen and understand the “big picture,” then finding the right talent to help clients further their goals. She admits one of her faults (and as it turns out, virtues) is not being able to accept term, “we can’t do that…” Deb remarked, “I ultimately swap that statement for the question, “how can we do that…” and then I work with others to find a solution.”

    Deb is a former certified SPHRM and holds current certifications as an Agile Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) and Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA). She’s a fan of “The Lean Start-up,” by Eric Ries, especially as it applies to entering new markets and launching new offerings. She strives to operate as a servant leader for clients, candidates and teammates.

    Deb spends her free time with her husband, children and grandchildren and loves to travel to experience culture and food from around the world.

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  • Lesa Roach

    Receptionist/Office Assistant

    Lesa Roach is the Receptionist/Office Assistant for Neese Personnel. She brings southern hospitality and charm to our Team that she has acquired from many years of providing excellent customer service! Lesa loves being the first point of contact for our candidates and clients, making them feel welcomed and appreciated.

    Lesa and her family moved from Mississippi in 2014, “trading humidity for wind”! They love living in the quiet community of Mustang but also frequent “Loud City” to cheer on the Thunder!

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  • Katie Gogets

    Staffing Coordinator

    As the Staffing Coordinator for Neese Personnel, Katie is the intermediator between the applicants and the Staffing Managers. Katie is the first point of contact for job posting inquiries and Social Media outreach for Neese. With a background in Recruiting and Human Resources, Katie is able to better facilitate relationships with candidates during their job search.

    As a graduate of OU, Katie is a big supporter of Sooner Nation. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as her two dogs.

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